Shakopee Real Estate
SHAKOPEE, is a Suburb of Minneapolis in Scott County with a population of 40,024. Shakopee is located on the South bank bend of the Minnesota River. The city has a total area of 29.32 sq. miles.
The river bank’s Shakopee Historic District contains burial mounds built by prehistoric cultures. In the 17th century, Chief of Shakopee of the Mdewakaton Dakota established his village on the East end. Trading brought about the city’s establishment in the 19th century, and Shakopee boomed as a commerce exchange site between river and rail at Murphy’s Landing. Shakopee’s historic downtown features numerous small town boutiques, restaurants, old fashioned bakery, and riverside concerts. Currently, the city is known for Valley Fair Amusement Park, and Cantebury Park racetrack, and the two-week festival at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival.
Shakopee is ranked #4 in Best Places to Live in Scott County. Approximately 25% of its residents rent, and 75% own. Shakopee is also ranked #17 of 140 Most Diverse Suburbs in Minnesota, and #34 of 140 Best Suburbs for Young Professionals in Minnesota. The median household income in Shakopee is $84,400.
Top Public Schools Serving Shakopee: Jackson Elementary School, Sun Path Elementary School, Shakopee Senior High School, Burnsville High School, and Red Oak Elementary School.
Places to Work in Shakopee: Encrusted Datacard, Remote Technologies, Cantebury Park, and St. Francis Regional Medical Center.
Places Like Shakopee: Inver Grove Heights, Cottage Grove, Savage and Farmington.